"Independence, Missouri - Home to Trails and HST" Independence by basstbn
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Of all the towns and suburbs in the Kansas City metroplex, Independence, Missouri, has the most points of historic interest to visit. It was an important site in the process of settlement of the American west, and was home to President Harry S. Truman. Those who wish to really spend adeqate time at the points of interest in the area should plan on more than one day here.
The best-known and most frequently visited sit in Independence is the Harry Truman Presidential Library. It features a first-class museum, archives for scholars, and the burial site of Harry and Bess.
- In a nutshell:A must-visit for those with interest in US history
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